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|Cambria Freeman, 13 Nov 1903, Contributed by Patty Millich|
William Patterson, proprietor of the American House at Bakerton, died at the Central Hotel in this place at 5:20 o'clock Sunday afternoon, aged 42 years. Death was caused by concussion of the brain, resulting from a fall on the pavement in the rear of the Central Hotel Sunday evening, November 1.
The deceased was a native of Edinburg, Scotland, and came to America with his wife, Margaret McGovern Patterson, about 18 years ago. Besides his wife he is survived by eight children. He is also survived by three brothers and one sister, John of Bakerton, James of Houtzdale and Edward and Jane of Edinburg, Scotland.
The remains were taken overland Sunday night to Bakerton and the funeral took place from St. Benedict's Catholic church at Carrolltown, of which the deceased was a member, Monday morning after a high mass of requiem. Interment was made in the church cemetery.